History of Revolutions

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  • Revolutions of 1848

    The revolutions swept across Europe after major discontent of bad harvests and economic depression. The series of revolts against European monarchies, it began in Sicily and spread through France, Germany, Italy, and the Austrian Empire. The widespread revolutions ended in failure and repression.
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    Industrial Revolution

    The leading cause of the industrial revolution was the emergence for capitalism, European imperialism, efforts to mine coal, and the effects of the Agricultural Revolution. This is a time where manufacturing of goods moved from small shops and homes to factories. The industrial revolution was an overall success.
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    American Revolution

    The leading cause of the American Revolution, was the colonial opposition to the British attempts to greater control over colonies and to make them repay the crown for its defense during the French and Indian War. The Americans defeated the British with the assistance of France, winning independence Great Britain and established the United States of America, the revolution was a success.
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    French Revolution

    The French Revolution was caused by the financial strain of servicing old debt and the excesses of the current royal court caused dissatisfaction with the monarchy, was the start of a national unrest. The people overthrew the monarchy and took control of the government. General Napoleon overthrew the revolutionary government and established the French Consulate. The revolution was both successful and a failure, because it failed to protect the lower class, but obtained many of its goals.
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    Haitian Revolution

    The leading cause of the Haitian Revolution was the social instability of Saint Domingue, it caused a serious amount of political unrest with the colony. Slaves started the rebellion and succeeded by ending slavery, but French control over the colony as well.
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    Xinhai Revolution

    The cause of the Revolutions arose in response to decline of the Qing state, which proven ineffective in its efforts to modernize China and confront foreign aggression. The revolution overthrew China's imperial dynasty and establish the Republic of China. The revolt was a success
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    Russian Revolution

    The leading cause of the Russian Revolution, were poor working conditions, low wages, and hazards of industrialization. The peasants and working class revolted against the government of f Tsar Nicholas II. The new communist government created the Soviet Union. The revolution of 191, ended centuries of imperial rule political and social changes.
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    Chinese Communist Revolution

    It was led by the Communist Party of China and Chairman Mao Zedong, was the result in the proclamation of the People's Republic of China. It changed the cultural atmosphere, and the revolution was a success.
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    Cuban Revolution

    It began with the assault on the Moncada Barracks,and ended when Batista was driven and the cities of Santa Clara and Santiago de Cuba were taken over by rebels. It was led by the Fidel Castro against the Cuba's elected President Fulgenico Batista. The revolution was successful.
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    Iranian Revolution

    The Iranian Revolution or Islamic Revolution was caused by the discontent of Shah's rule,Exile of Ruhollah Khomeini Social injustice Western imperialism Religious motives and others. It replaced the authoritarian monarchy with the theocratic republic. It was both successful and a failure, it was successful by weakening the government. but failed to obtain a powerful alternative.